Wates CEO: May’s deal better for constructionSubscription
Theresa May’s Brexit deal would be better for business than no deal, the chief executive of Wates has said.
Language on trial at Inspire Me BristolSubscription
The barriers to gender diversity presented by language was the theme of Construction News’ Inspire Me workshop in Bristol this week.
Interserve will release details of its controversial restructuring plan this week
Readers: Let us know what you thinkSubscription
Construction News is seeking your views on what you would like to see from the UK’s leading construction title.
Bam buys stake in Irish modular homes firmSubscription
Bam has bought a stake in Irish offsite specialist Modern Homes Ireland.
In its most recent accounts for the year ending 31 March 2017, Laing O’Rourke’s loans from banks and shareholders stood at £208.3m.
Don’t listen to what people say, watch what they do.
In the wake of Carillion’s collapse what lessons can be learnt about how minimise the threat of late payments?
As CN editor Tom Fitzpatrick wrote this month, cost is usually the key factor behind most things we buy as consumers.
Next week marks Blue Monday, the name given to the third Monday in January which has come to be known as the ‘most depressing day of the year’.
Each week, CN commissions opinions from people working across the sector in a variety of disciplines. Here are the five most-read comment pieces of 2018.
This week a year ago, Carillion was speeding up Andrew Davies’ arrival as CEO and selling its stake in JVs while picking ...
This has been some year for the construction industry, but is hasn’t all been bad news.
A look back at the most-read news stories in 2018, from Carillion’s collapse, to the CN100.
The appointment of Tony Meggs as Crossrail chairman is interesting, not least because I understand he had already decided to leave the Infrastructure and Projects Authority before the role became available.
While many specialists are avoiding the problems afflicting tier ones, the high-profile collapse a year ago of the UK’s largest building envelope contractor highlighted the perils tier twos can face.
Anything that helps businesses manage their tax more easily so they can focus on what they do best – innovate, expand and create jobs and profit – is positive.
Trump’s tariffs, Chinese over-production and Brexit: Steel is at the centre of global geopolitics. What does this mean for the price of steel? Binyamin Ali and Lucy Alderson report
In 2015, outstanding loans to construction firms stood at just over £37bn. By August this year, they had fallen to £32.6bn. Why does lending appear to be in decline and where is this trend heading? Lucy Alderson investigates.
Following Carillion’s collapse in January, the Budget marked the beginning of the end for the private finance initiative (PFI) and private finance 2 (PF2).
Credit insurance claims in the construction sector are at an all-time high.
Irish construction sector set for 20% growthSubscription
Former Arup Group chairman dies aged 94Subscription
Forrest voluntarily exits £200m frameworkSubscription
Mace breaks £2bn revenue barrierSubscription
Galliford bonuses survive shareholder rebellionSubscription
Sir Robert McAlpine names new chairmanSubscription
Trade body urges caution over Brexit stockpilingSubscription
Kier cuts average net debt by £20m in H2Subscription
Mace boss: Name and shame late-paying clientsSubscription